Adele Valencia - Chief Operations Officer
Adele Valencia grew up in south Miami-Dade and is delighted to serve as Chief Operations Officer for Commissioner Levine Cava. Before joining the District 8 team, she was an attorney in private practice.
Adele graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law with her Juris Doctor and from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Political Science, cum laude. She served as an intern at Catalyst Miami during college, the nonprofit organization founded by Commissioner Levine Cava.
Licensed to practice in both Florida and California, she is a member of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers and New Leaders Council. She is an alumna of the Miami Fellows program and serves on a committee of The Women’s Fund.
Adele is married to Leonardo Valencia and they have a young daughter named Lily.